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    Support Local This Holiday SeasonKauai Made Arts Dominate Island Boutiques

    see story page 3

    21Biz of the Month: Healing Never Smelled So Good

    Local Favorites

    Kauai Made Holiday Gift Guide8 pagepullout




    All Local All Community All Kauai

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    Photos by Pam Woolway

    The 5th Annual Garden Island Range & Food Festival Nov. 17 drew foodies from across the island and the country. An all-Kauai cast of cattlemen, farmers and chefs presented their locally produced agricultural products and creations to a ravenous crowd. The festival was founded with the intent of bringing local talent together to showcase Kauai grown goods as well as stress the importance of developing a more sustainable culinary culture.

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    Volunteers Carolyn Gardner of Koloa, Katy Muzik of Kapaa and Rohit Mehta of Princeville.

    Kauai Community College culinary students, Kimberly Corpuz and Christian Nacapuy, with Kauai Marriott chef, Rey Montemayor and KCC culinary program

    graduate, Charie Zabala.

    Debbie and Sophia Hansen of Concord, Calif. Carrie Brennan and Izzy Ancharski of Kapahi.

    Guy and Diane Higa of Wailua Homesteads. Guy is executive chef of the Kauai Marriott.

    Merrimans Fish House employee, Halley Archbold.

    Kyra and Olivia Bukoski, of KoloaCraig Millett and Ellie Snyder, of Lawai.

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    Where Kauai Shops for Bamboo

    HOLIDAY GIFT SALE!Many new gift and accessory items!

    4-1388 Kuhio Hwy in Old Kapaa Town Open Monday thru Sat. 10-6 Sun. 11-4

    It used to be when someone received a com-pliment on a pair of earrings or a new shirt, the other person would say thanks, and the dialogue was over. Now, on Kauai, the conver-sation has changed. Theres a story behind the jewelry, or shirt, or bag, or hat: who on island made it, how they started their business, what kind of materials they used, at which art night they sell it, and more. Locally made products have given a deeper meaning to all that we buy. They have also given us a relationship to our purchases and a commitment to the com-munity. This holiday season, we feature three stores that consistently support local artists and fea-ture a wide selection of their products. Check out our gift guide with some of the bestselling items from each of their shops.

    Hale Lea GalleryKukuiula Shopping Village, Poipuwww.haleleagallery.com808-742-9525Open daily 10-9

    Halelea owners Anna and Chad Ulmer have been featuring Kauai artists for seven years now at their shop in Kukuiula Village in Poipu, and they have noticed a change over time. We have really seen the quality go up, Anna said. In addition to fine art featured on their walls, they feature an array of jewelry, unique house wares, and clothing and hats from their bestselling line, Machine Machine. Chad said visitors consistently return each year to find the unique, flattering and comfortable Machine Machine dresses made by local designer Shannon Hiramoto, adding that the dress style fits women from ages 16 to 80 years old.

    Support Local this Holiday Seasonby Lois Ann Ell

    Shannon never mass-produces; she still sews every piece by hand herself, Chad said. Halelea also carries Machine Machine trucker hats, hand-sewn with vintage fabrics. The boutique carries Leilani jewelry, created by local artist Rebekah Kirkpatrick, whose business was birthed a few years ago when her daughter asked for earrings for her 8th birthday.

    Rebekah decided to make them herself, and hasnt stopped. Her bangles and necklaces come with hand-stamped charms that are customized with letters and words. Clutches made by artists Jana Lam and Julie Leiko are also featured, as well as Kauai map totes by Ashley Johnston. Work-ing with all these local artists means less environmental impact as well. Nothing is shipped here; we leave zero footprint, Anna said, which adds to the benefit of supporting artists who live on-island.

    A. Ell AtelierOld Kapaa Townwww.aelldesign.com808-635-4964Open daily 10-6

    Clothing designer and store owner Angelique Ell was so inspired by what local artists create on Kauai that she started an event for them years ago, what is now known as First Saturday in Kapaa. Buying Kauai-made products is about promoting the arts,

    Halelea Gallery Featured: Machine Machine trucker hats, bronze shaka bottle opener, koa wood pen, Leilani designs hand-stamped charm jewelry, Ashley Johnston

    totes, Leiko vintage material clutches.

    see Holiday page 5

    A. Ell Atelier Featured: A. Ell clothing for men and women, Kopa Kauai soap, sunrise shell necklace by Cor design, sunrise shell and

    beach glass jewelry from Cor design





    Bernard Gosset

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    www.forkauaionline.comOn the cover: Decked out in all Kauai-made textiles and jewels are owners of three Kauai boutiques: Annie Sadler, of Oskars Boutique in Kilauea; Anna and Chad Ulmer, of Halelea Gallery, in Kukuiula Village in Poipu; and Angelique Ell of A Ell Atelier in Kapaa. Photo by Bernard Gosset

    CONTENTSCover Story: Support Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Parenting: Adults Only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Biz: Utara Soap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Kauai Made Holiday Gift Guide . . . . . . . . . 13 Island Activities: Local Favorites . . . . . . . . 29 Fit: Birthing Our Future . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Hawaii Wisdom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Jan TenBruggencate: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Directory/Coupons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

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    The invitation arrived on our doorstep. It was the first party of the holiday season. A colorful hand-written card; the details penned in curly letters: pupus, live music, 7 p.m. At the bottom, in less curly letters: Adults Only. This policy prickled me. When I host the occasional party, I have an open door policy; kids, dogs, friends of friends.

    Being gracious is the sign of a good hostess. I enjoy a night away from my kids as much as any parent, and luckily, thanks to great family who live on island, we get them. Still, theres something tacky

    about stating formally that you dont want children around. Nevertheless, I began mentally going down the list of options of if and how we would get to this party, which I knew would be fun if we went. A lot has changed over the past few generations. When I was a child, parties were for adults and babysitters were a staple at our house on a Saturday night. Today, in the child-centered world we live in, I dont know many parents who hire babysitters to go out for a night. Either family members help out, or the kids go too.

    Adults Onlyby Lois Ann Ell

    The whole idea of hiring a babysitter for a few hours one night seems daunting. First, you have to know one, trust one, be willing to pick him or her up, make dinner, go over a list of instructions, remember to call and check in, and wonder the whole time while you are out if your kids are being watched while they are in the bath, or if said babysitter is on their iPhone absorbed in the world of instagram. Oh, and you have to drive him/her home. And pay a decent wage. Our regular reliable family members were unavailable that night. My husband and I have been known to flip a coin to see who gets to go solo, and who stays home with the kids. But its not as great as it seems. You are out a dancing partner, and if you are the one who gets to go, you have winners guilt, and have to play down how much fun you had. It also helps to bring a to-go plate home. As we debated over what to do, it seemed easier to RSVP no. And as we talked about it more, I eventually conceded that an adult holiday party is not always the best place for kids; we all can get overly festive and imbibe beyond our best intentions at these events. And just because kids have become the center of my life doesnt mean they have to be the center of everyone elses life. The evening of the party, while others dressed up, got their bubbly on and socialized, a few miles away, my our family of five went down to the beach and played a sandy game of football, roasted smores, and counted stars as the moon rose in the sky. It was a perfect, intimate holiday party.

    Unscripted: a parenting column

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    something I feel strongly aboutfinding your passion, doing what you love, and supporting that in other people, Angelique said. One of the biggest draws to A. Ell Atelier in Kapaa town is her line of eco-friendly, stylish cloth-ing designed and sewn in the shop. Bestsellers include mens aloha shirts in unique prints and styles, and womens dresses, skirts and shirts in an array of colors made of soft, stretchy bamboo fabric. The shop also features many local products like Kopa Kauai soap handmade in Hanalei offering scents of Peppermint Rose, Lavender Mint and Hanalei Breeze. The variety of jewelry made by local designers in A. Ell Atelier is expansive. One of her longest-selling local designer is Cor jewelry, unique sunrise shell and beach glass earrings, bracelets and necklaces made by Caitlin Ross-Odom. Angelique has relationships with all of the artists she works with, which makes the exchange more meaningful. Theres a connection to the products Im buying, theres a depth to them because Im directly supporting people on Kauai.

    Oskars Boutique Kilauea www.oskarsbotique.com808-828-6858Mon. Sat. 10:30- 6:00

    Oskars Boutique features over 25 local artists in their Kilauea store. As an artist herself, owner Annie Sadler appreciates the challenges that artists face. Its important to offer an outlet for the many creative and talented artists in the community, she said. Its also inspiring for others who realize they can make a living as an artist. Oskars offers Noe undergarments, a sexy, feminine lingerie line created by twin sisters raised on Kauai, whose pieces are inspired by the bikini-clad life on island. She also sells the popular See That Fly recycled t-shirt bags created by local artist Courtney Zietz, who helped to start the Kilauea art night this past summer, now the last Saturday of each month. One of Oskars most popular products is the clothing line Kealopiko. A local company that makes men, women, and childrens eco-fabric clothing, they take their products a step further, by in-cluding cultural, historical and natural wisdom of Hawaii on their products, such as Hawaiian proverbs, animals or historical alii (chiefs). A portion of all their proceeds go to cultural education and environmental conservation in Hawaii, which is yet another reason to support local artists, because they support back. Its a cyclical gift of giving, which is what this season is all about.

    from page 3


    Oskars Boutique Featured: organic cotton pareos by Kealopiko, silk bustier from Noe Undergarments, Kealopiko mens aloha shirt with an assortment of jewelry from local artists

    Bernard Gosset

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    From useless farm waste to a magnificent cleansing and healing prod-uct that has literally changed peoples lives. Thats the story behind Utara Soapshandmade luxury soap with medicinal properties made by Amy Arnett-Smith. It all started when she cringed at throwing away broken mango-

    steens on her familys Kilauea farm. Mangosteen is incredibly valu-able, drawing $10 a pound, Arnett-Smith explains. But if the purple globes drop off the tree and the shells crack, the precious queen of fruit inside is wasted. As Arnett-Smith gathered up the rejects to cart away, she kept hearing her

    grandmothers words: Waste not, want not. Knowing the rind is packed with antioxidants and xanthones, and that the naturally anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial superfruit has been used for centuries in Southeast Asia, she researched how best to make use of the bounty left behind. This stuff is so good for you, and I hated seeing it go to waste, she remembers. Then she thought of making soap. After a years workIm an industrious person, she says with a laughshe perfected the cold-process recipe: adding mangosteen rind powder to a moisturizing base of coconut and extra virgin oils, scented with a blend of essential oils (sandalwood, lavender, patchouli and orange oils) chosen both for

    Handmade Utara Soap Not Only Cleans, It Healsby Viviane Gilbert Stein

    scent and beneficial side-effects. The intention of the soap, first of all, is that its not harmful in any way, by introducing toxins for your liver and kidney to filter out, she explains. But it is also helpful. Arnett-Smith started selling mangosteen soap about five years ago at sunshine markets, alongside produce and exotic fruits from the familys main business, Viva Rain Farms. The soap found a grateful audience. Clients rave that it provides relief from acne, eczema, rashes and other skin ailments. The stories are profound: the Kauai woman who was on heavy medication for excessive eczema, now completely healed. The tour-ist who had suffered for six months from a mysterious rash over 80 percent of his body, that medicine didnt help but mangosteen soap washed away. Still others have claimed relief from psoriasis and lichen sclerosis. It feels really good to know that someone, somewhere, is getting something good out of it, Arnett-Smith says. She now has a slew of long-term clients, many of whom picked up a bar while visiting a market and now order regular shipments for themselves, friends and family. Everything is stuff we have on our farm, Arnett-Smith says. If we dont have it, we get it from friends. Mangosteen soap is also available in liquid form as an 8-ounce bottle of bath, body and hair wash that tames frizzy hair when used as a shampoo.

    This month, Arnett-Smith is offering a holiday special at the sun-shine markets: six bars of the soap of your choice for $30. Viva Rain Farms sells Utara Soaps at five markets: Tuesday in Hana-lei, Wednesday in Kapaa, Thursday in Kilauea, and Saturday in Hanalei and Kilauea. The soaps are also available at Banana Joes and The Healthy Hut in Kilauea; Harvest Market and Hawaiian Beach and Body in Hanalei; and Papayas in Kapaa. Orders also can be placed online at, where appre-ciative customers can leave testimonials. Its been a really fun little business, Arnett-Smith reflects. But her face lights up when she describes how people have been soothed by something that was once considered junk. Its really cool that its been helpful to people, Arnett-Smith says with a warm, satisfied smile.

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    Amy Arnett-Smith displays her line of Utara Soap, including the original Mangosteen Soap, now available as a liquid Bath, Body and

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    Over four hundred people gathered on November 17th at Gay-lords at Kilohana for a Sunday brunch featuring the bounty of Kauais farmers and cattlemen, presented by over 15 chefs from around the island. Initially inspired by the range, the event featured various cuts of beef, lamb and pork, as well as a wide variety of local produce gathered from over a dozen different farms. Many farmers participating in the Kauai Grown program contributed their ingredients and attended to taste the result such as Haraguchi Farms (taro), Glory Farms (green beans & other produce), Kaneshiro Farms (pork), Aakukui Ranch (beef), Kauai Shrimp, Shamma Farms (microgreens) and Moloaa Organicaa (variety of organic produce & herbs) . Chef Martine Hildorfer and the KCC Culinary students were on hand to assist

    Local Food Festival Celebrates Kauai Grown Ingredientsthe chefs and present the dishes to the public. New this year, a produce and product table was added so that guests could purchase a variety of Kauai Grown and Made products such as Hole in the Mountain Kauai Sugarloaf pine-apple, fresh cut flowers by Tropical Flowers Express, bananas brought by Linda Yoshii, longan from Jerrys farm or Martas Tasting Kauai guide to restaurants featuring delicious local products. There were also interactive displays where you could sample Kauai Coffees latest roast, test the benefits of Hawaiian Or-ganic Noni, or have a wrist lei created for you by Elvrine Chow before your eyes. Fun was had by all, supported by the KCC Culinary students and the 4-H livestock club, along with numerous volunteers who contributed their time to see the event through. A photo

  • Page 9

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    Guy and Ray Ishihara support farmers and ranchers on Kauai. Bringing fresh produce, Aakukui grass fed beef, Kaneshiro Pork and Kauaii grown Shrimp to their store. Mahalo to Guy and Ray for being an outstanding Kauai Grown Grocer in Waimea.

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    exhibit of Kauai Grown participants, with work by Dan Lane was featured as a way to remind all guests of the source of the products, and the people who grew and raised them for enjoyment at this Sunday brunch event. Mahalo to all participating chefs, including many who showcase Kauai Grown ingredients on a regular basis. For more information on the farmers and ranchers who grow and raise these products, along with the retailers and restaurants who support them, visit For more information on the Garden Island Range and Food Festival, visit

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    Oh God, its Pam. Hit ignore.Im sure that was the internal dialogue of many friends during my two-years working for Kauai Humane Society. When one works in the world of animal welfare they are instantly transformed into a dealer of dogs, kittens and cats. Shari, do you know anyone looking for a sweet 6 year-old Lab? What about an Airedale mix? She fetches, knows sit, heel and huli. What about two little, red kittens? Ive bottle fed them since they were a week old. And on and on and on.

    Petaling, is what my friend Kim calls it. Im a Petlar. I cant help it. It was the risk I accepted when I chose to work in a building filled with orphaned animals. My friends were afraid to answer my calls. Even my family cringed from a distance. There was one instance when my sister sent me a threatening e-mail from Chicago about our 84 year-old mothers re-quest for an ancient Chihuahua my ancient Chihuahua. I had been lying on the couch talking to mom on the phone as I stroked the silky head of my then 15 year-old rescue, Javali. We ad-opted her from the shelter in February 2010. And this time it really wasnt my idea to invite another dog into the house. I swear.

    Old Dogs Rule I was doing a stellar job of ignoring the purple sweater and grayish-brown muzzle. Pleading, moist Chihuahua eyes were not my weak-ness. That said, my husband Wes dropped by the shelter on his way to the South Shore to do a plumbing job. I wasnt around so he made the grave mistake of taking a tour of the small dog room near the lobby. When I returned later, one of our veterinary technicians greeted me. Hey Pam, I saw this big, handsome guy flirting with an older wom-an in the kennels. Ellen recounted the scene: Wes wearing work boots, jeans and a predictable neon orange t-shirt, crouched and peering into a kennel. Hi there, he cooed. That sweater looks really nice on you. You sure are pretty. When we met 18 years ago, a deal maker for me was Wess innate kindness towards the elderly and animals. This was a case where he scored double points. When Ellen caught him on bended knee with Javali, he blushed say-ing; Ill only adopt her if she comes with the sweater. When I returned home that night from work, I told Wes hed been spotted. He smiled for a moment, and then his expression changed. Whats that dogs story? Shes ancient. Did someone actually leave her there? Yep. And it happens all the time, I said. Her intake card said the reason for surrender was because she was old. A few weeks passed and then Wes asked about her again. We were in our bedroom and he was sitting on the edge of the bed looking slightly vulnerable, so naturally I took full advantage I am the Petlar after all.

    Editors Note

    Poor thing. Shes still there, I said. Really? He said. Will any-one ever adopt a dog that old? Pausing, I let his question ripen, and then I moved in for the kill. Want me to bring her home? He said nothing. In our marriage, silence is acceptance. Javali was with us for nearly two years. Even Wes admitted adopting her was one of the best rescue missions wed made: She never raised so much as an eyebrow at our four cats, and barely left a dent in the pillow, when she joined the other two dogs in bed. Id grown up in a house where small dogs were never part of the animal population. When I would talk to my mom about Javali, shed poo-poo my infatuation. Why would you want a dog that small, shed ask. Arent they yap-pers? While on the phone that day three years ago, I lay on the couch with Javali resting on her back across my chestaudible snores muttering past her gray lips. I described the scene to my mom. Mom, shes a little old lady looking for a warm lap to retire into, just like you. Thats when mom said, I want her.

    Pam Woolway

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    Holiday Gift Guide

    This shopping guide was created by the Kauai Grown and Kauai Made programs to help identify the gifts, experiences, holiday foods and dcor that are authentic and unique to the Garden Island.Whether you shop at farmers markets, retailers, craft shows or online there are so many oppor-tunities to buy local this year. From Kekaha to Hanalei you will find many small businesses, artisans, chefs and retailers who specialize in or feature local products. We encourage you to get to know them and discover what they have to offer. By supporting Kauai businesses with your patronage, you not only help support our local economy but also

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    If you eat, you are involved in agriculture. Visit the local farm products directory at this holiday season to meet Kauais farmers and ranchers and discover whats fresh and local. Find Kauai Grown fresh produce, tropical fruits, meats and dairy, flowers and plants, as well as honey, coffee and other packaged foods with over 50% locally grown ingredients. Plus, restaurants and retailers who work with farmers and support buying locally grown products in our community.Each business on includes photography and a brief video to help share their story as well as where to find their prod-ucts. Other site resources include a Farmers Market Directory and upcoming events featur-

    Meet Farmers & Ranchers at KauaiGrown.orging farmers and farm products, as well as a tool to share your favorite recipes with Kauai Grown ingredients.Look for the Kauai Grown logo, now in stores on products and shelf level at participating re-tailers: Papayas, Living Foods Market, Ishihara Market, Sueoka Store, Kauai Coffee Visitors Center and Times Big Save.

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    Holiday Gift GuideHawaiian tropical flowers, orchids, and plants are in demand around the world for their outstanding quality, beauty and long life. They also make outstanding and unique holiday giftsgreat for holiday tables, hospitality gifts and sharing with friends and family on the mainland.So when making your list and checking it twice for the holidays, consider order-ing a local floral bouquet, arrangement or plant this season to share the tropical colors, shapes and fragrances of Kauai and Hawaii.Hawaii Tropical Flower & Foliage As-sociation (HTFFA) is the principal flower organization on Kauai, including com-mercial flower, orchid and foliage growers and is a great resource to find your gift of choice. Visit the associations website at www. for members online selection of Tropical flower & orchid gift boxes, flowering plants, tropical foliage, orchids and potted plants. Listings include contact information for members. Many of these items can be shipped, directly from our farms on Kauai to your door with-in two business days anywhere in the United States. If you prefer to shop in person, visit our local nurseries, farms or farmers markets on Kauai to pick out your favorites.

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    Farmers Markets are a great way to discover whats fresh and season. Come to a weekly mar-ket and youll find:All types of fresh produce in season kale, chard, beets, beans, carrots, bok choy and other types of greens to cook for the tableMany types of salad ingredients, not to mention spices, dressings and nuts to go in the salad Fresh eggs, goat cheese Taro and taro products like kulolo and poi,

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    rangements for the table or as hospitality gifts

    Plants, seeds and startsSome markets carry packaged foods that make great gift itemsSome markets are grab-n-go, where others of-fer more time to visit with farmers, exchange recipes and food preparation tips, and enjoy ad-ditional amenities like food wagons, music and cooking demonstrations. But all of them offer an opportunity to patronize farmers and add local items to your holiday table.

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    Flowers make marvelous holiday gifts that can be enjoyed all year long.

    Meet your neighbors & support Kauai businesses. Shop at Farmers' Markets for gifts as well as produce.

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    Holiday Gift Guide

    Kauai Made & Kauai Grown are teaming up again this year with the Kauai Community Market to host an annual Holiday Market & Craft Fair on Saturday, December 14th 9:30am to 3:00pm celebrating all that is grown and made locally to purchase for the holidays. Now an annual holiday tradition, the weekly Sat-urday market co hosted by the Kauai County Farm Bureau and KCC will expand into an all day celebra-tion and craft fair offering a wide array of Kauai Made products, demonstrations and entertainment in addition to its usual mix of farm fresh produce, farm based food products, flowers, plants and Kauai Grown prepared food items. This is a great opportunity to meet Kauais crafters, artisans, food producers and farmers and find gifts for friends and family that are made or grown on Kauai.Come join in the holiday fun, December 15th on the KCC front lawn from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Visit www.

    Celebrate the Holidays & Buy Local at Craft Fairs and Community for details or call 652-3217 for information.You can also support Kauai Made and Kauai Grown products by visiting other craft fairs and community events during the month of December.The Kauai Coffee Visitors Center invites the com-munity to its annual Holiday Open House on

    Saturday, December 14, from 10:00am to 2:00pm for family activities including pictures with Santa, 4-H Petting Zoo, KCC Culinary Kauai Grown cooking demonstrations, keiki bounce house, food trucks, Kauai Coffee SweetStakes, free shipping to the mainland for the weekend and more. For informa-tion call the Visitors Center at 335-0813.

    Other events during the month of December include:

    Saturday, November 30 Kauai Community Market Decorates Local for Holidays with plant sales, wreath and flower demos, 9:30am to 1:00pm at KCC

    Sunday, December 1st NTBGs Christmas in the Garden Holiday Craft Fair, 9:30am 3:30pm

    Friday, December 6th Lights on Rice parade and Kauai Museum Craft Fair, 6:00pm 8:00pm

    Saturday, December 7th Christmas Crafts Fair at Church of the Pacific 9:00am 3:00pm

    Friday, December 13th Hanapepe Winter Christmas Festival, 4:30pm-9:00pm at Hanapepe Town Park.

    Saturday, December 21st Waimea Town Christmas Parade, from 6:00pm Sunday, December 22nd Holiday Hula Celebration Kapu Kinimaka Alquiza

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    Tuesday, December 31st New Years Eve Fireworks, 9:30pm at Poipu Beach Park

    Check out and For Kauai calendar section for more details. Or shop online at and

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    Island Activities

    Local FavoritesHave a few must-sees on Kauai? Share them here in Local Favorites. We invite kamaaina to submit a list. Its an anonymous column so that the writer can share candidly a few favorite things. This is a chance to plug a talented massage therapist, stylist, clothing designer or restaurateur. It can include an irresistible dessert, pupu or hike. You name it.

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    Favorite masseuse: Kate Brenton is such a sensitive and capable practitioner. Before lomilomi I had anxiety related rashes and afterwards I felt like I could really breathe deeply for the first time in about a year. As I left the table, I felt like I was floating, but at the same time deeply grounded in myself. To learn more about her, visit or call, 808-346-6017

    Right | Favorite chef: Henry Le, chef of Pho Lihue, serves some of the best Vietnamese pho, pronounced fah, on Kauai. His generous smile and playful demeanor elevate the menu to an even higher level. From stir-fry to noodle soups, all his menu items deliver fresh ingredients. The pristine restaurant at 2978 Umi St. is across the parking lot from Aloha Fur-niture. Theyre open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. For more information call 245-8811.

    Favorite Boba: Kauai Boba has a genuinely kind staff, who make killer bobas. A boba is a frothy milkshake with tapioca pearls in the bottom. Kauai Boba makes real fruit smoothies and also has milk tea options. Their best sellers are coconut, taro and honeydew melon. Ive driven through a thunderstorm for their delicious and refreshing drinks. Check them out at 3-3122 Kuhio Hwy. in Lihue near Subway sandwiches.

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    Birthing Our Future


    In many ways, this island we call home is on the forefront of envi-ronmental and social change. In terms of public health, it appears today that nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, said Michel Odent. Odent is a French obstetrician who has been influencing child-birth and health for several decades, achieving excellent results with low rates of intervention. He spoke at last years Mid-Pacific Conference on Birth and Primal Health Research in Honolulu. December 13 and 14, Suzanne Arms, director of Birthing the Future, internationally acclaimed speaker, as well as author and film maker, will speak at Kauais first conference devoted to child-birth and the implications of the primal period.

    We develop our nervous system, brain, heart and digestion in our mothers womb, according to her emotional and physical health, her diet and her level of stress and

    happiness, writes Arms on her website. In the 1980s, the concept of primal health was born: That our experiences in utero and during birth could dramatically shape the rest of our lives. In the 90s, the fetal origins of disease hypoth-esis was created, and in 2010 was on the front of Time magazine, begging the question of how the first nine months shape the rest of your life. Cancer. Heart disease. Obesity. Depression. The new science of fetal origins traces adult health to our experience in the womb. So what does all the science tell us? The food you eat when pregnant, the toxins you are exposed to, and how stressed you are, all can affect your child throughout their life. Rather than stressing us even more with the weight of this discovery, think of it this way: While pregnant, you have the power to decrease your childs chances of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. A pregnant womans high blood sugar levels can af-fect a fetuss developing metabolism. By eating a balanced diet, a pregnant woman can actually lower the risk of diabetes for her child later in life. Animal research has shown that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage in pregnancy is significant-ly cancer-protective for offspring all the way through middle age. Even if they didnt continue eating it themselves. Although there are cases when interventions during labor are necessary, many women have lost confidence in their ability to have a natural childbirth.We also tend to think of pain medica-tions and other interventions as normal because they are so rou-tinely used. A study that came out this year revealed an association be-tween the use of pitocin, which is commonly used to induce labor, and an increased risk for lower Apgar scores. The Apgar score, the very first test given to a newborn, occurs in the delivery or birth-ing room right after a babys birth, according to The test was designed to quickly evaluate a newborns physical condition and to determine any immediate need for extra medi-cal or emergency care. Passage through the birth canal positively affects the babys

    Want to go?What: Birthing Our Future ConferenceWhen: Dec . 13-14Where: Children of the Land, KapaaCost: $35/day; $60/2 daysContact: kauaidoulas .com; 769-6794

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    respiratory and cardio-vascular system, as well as exposing them to bac-teria that can protect the immune system through to adulthood. Not only is a cesarian section a major abdominal surgery with inherent risks, but it is also robs the infant of these protective ben-efits. Of course, when inter-ventions are medically necessary, they are life saving and critical to our health care system. But for the majority of births that are low risk, by declining interven-tions and knowing that womens bodies were made to give birth, we can have a major impact on ourselves and future generations by giving them every opportunity for optimal health. Beyond the science of cruciferous vegetables and bacteria in the birth canal is the spiritual aspect of birth. There is an unmistakeable difference for everyone involved between a gentle natural birth, free from medication, and one that is monitored and medicated. In my experience as a doula, I have attended births in a community hospital in Brooklyn, as well as in a tub on a lanai near the Makaleha mountains in Kapahi. It is with the absolute shock of the former, and the intensity and bliss of the latter that I am inspired to share the beauty of natural birth with the families of Kauai. Pregnant families, those wanting to become pregnant, health care providers and anyone interested in improving health can ben-efit from the conference, Birthing Our Future: The Roots of Love, Illness, Violence & Hope for a Better World, featuring internation-ally acclaimed author and speaker Suzanne Arms. There are afternoon workshops offered on Ayurvedic care, nutri-tion, midwifery, birthing dance movement, pelvic awareness and Mayan abdominal care. The conference is Dec. 13-14 at Children of the Land in Kapaa. Visit or or call 769-6794 for tickets and more info. Kathy Conery is a licensed acupuncturist, nutritionist, and doula with a private practice in Hanalei. She is honored to support women and families naturally through childbirth as well as other health con-cerns. She can be reached at or by calling, 635-0794

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    Strategies to Fight Holiday Weight Gain

    When Kauais families are healthy and happy, weve done our job. Were proud to serve the community with national recognition that includes being ranked amoung the top 15% in the country for Outstanding Patient Experience. To learn more, visit 245-1100 Hawaii Paci c Health is a501(c)(3)

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    But the real reward is a healthy you.The average American gainsone to twopounds during the holiday season. This seemingly inevitable weight gain is avoidable; you can fend off added pounds during the holidays without becoming a dietary Scrooge. Here are a few helpful tips:

    To keep your weight manageable, substitute a lower-fat food. Or, go ahead and eat a certain food you enjoy too much to give up, but have a smaller portion and conserve calories by skipping something thats not as impor-tant to you.

    Eat white-meat turkey, which has fewer calories and less fat than dark meat. A 3-ounce serving of skinless turkey breast has 119 calories and 1 gram of fat. The same amount of dark meat has 142 calories and 5 grams of fat.

    Put gravy through a skimmer before serving, and youll cut the calories by 80 percent. Thats a substantial change: Holiday gravy thats not skimmed contains 60 to 70 calories per tablespoon. A generous helping can add as many as 500 calories to your holiday dinner.

    Serve stuffing baked outside the turkey; it has half the calories of stuffing cooked inside the bird.

    Serve at least one item very low in calories and fat, such as a fresh fruit salad or steamed vegetables topped with lemon juice and herbs. A one-half cup serving of steamed green beans has only 15 calories and a trace of fat; a one-half cup serving of sauted green beans has 50 calories and 6.6 grams of fat.

    Serve baked potatoes instead of candied sweet potatoes. A plain baked potato has 220 calories and just a trace of fat; one cup of candied sweet potatoes has 300 calories and 6 grams of fat.

    Dont top vegetables with butter; instead, use nonfat yogurtor low-calorie sour cream. Youll save an average of 100 calories and 10 grams of fat per tablespoon.

    Serve apple pie topped with vanilla frozen yogurt instead of pecan pie topped with whipped cream. Per slice, youll save 460 calories and 32 grams of fat.

    Substitute mustard for mayonnaise on your lunch-hour turkey sandwich. Youll save 82 calories and 8 grams of fat.

    Pay attention to what you drink. Two mixed drinks can contain as much as 500 calories, one cup of eggnog, 380 calories. But two glasses of cider or white wine have only 300 calories.

    Planning ahead for nutritional holiday eating will help you and your family main-tain healthy weights. Remember, even one positive diet change can help contrib-ute to your overall health and well-being.


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    Dec 6-Dec 24, 6-8 pm 17th Annual Festival of Lights. Celebrate Auntie Josie Chan-skys Christmas folk art. At The Historic County Building. Info Elizabeth Freeman 639-8564, [email protected],

    Sat, Dec 7, 9am-3 pm Christmas Crafts Fair. More than 20 local artists & craftspeople. Exquisite items, home baked goodies, fresh malasadas. At Church of the Pacific, Princeville. Info 826-6481,

    Sat, Dec 7, 10am-4 pm Quarterly Used Book Sale.10,000 books, DVDs, and CDs. All children may select one free book, and after 2

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    Sat, Dec 7 Kauai Community College Concert Band/Jazz Band Holiday Concert. At Kauai Community College PAC. Info

    Sat, Dec 7, 6:30-11 pm Rotary Black and White Ball. Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay fund-raiser, sit down dinner at the St. Regis Hotel, Princeville. $110 per person. Island formal or black tie optional. Info Michael Somers 828-0625, [email protected]

    Sun, Dec 8, 9am-noon Celebrate the divine feminine in art with song, music and dance. Kauai Taras invite you to join our monthly meetings, usually on the second Sun of the month in Kapaa. This month we have a

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    Sun, Dec 8, 3-5 pm Slack key Concerts. Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history. At Hanalei Community Center. Tickets $20 ($15 keiki & seniors) Other shows, Fri, 13, 3-5pm and Fri 20, 27, 4-6 pm At Hanalei Community Center. Sun, 15, 22, 29, 3-5 pm at Hanalei Community Center. Every Sat, 5-7 pm at Children of the Land center Kapaa. Info Sandy 826-1469, [email protected],

    Sun, Dec 8 Sierra Club Hike open to the public. Kalalau Trail to Space Rock. Strenuous, 7 miles. Famous NaPali coast trail to the high point on the trail, Space Rock. Info Jane Schmitt 826-6105,

    Mon, Dec 9, 10am-5 pm Christmas Wreath Display. Come and see the beautiful display of Christmas wreaths at the Kauai Museum! Info 245-6931, [email protected],

    Wed, Dec 11 Island School Holiday Concert. At Kauai Community College

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    Thurs, Dec 12, 5:30-8:30 pm Kauai Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meet-ing and 25th Annual Silent Auction. Special Entertain-ment sponsored by Smiths Motor Boats and the Smiths Family Luau featuring the Society of Seven. At Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club Grand Ballroom. Info [email protected],

    Fri, Dec 13 Sierra Club Hike open to the public. Waimea Canyon Road Clean Up. Afternoon clean up of 2 miles of Sierra Clubs ad-opted highway requires a little over an hour. Info Bob Nishek 346-0476,

    Fri, Dec 13, 9:30 am-4 pm A Culinary Romp Through Paradise. Local food experts offer an authentic taste of Kauai by guiding you on a farm to fork culinary experi-ence. At Kilohana Plantation. $130-Advance reservations are required. Info and reservations Marta Lane 635-0257, [email protected],

    Fri, Dec 13 KCC Orchestra Holiday Concert. At Kauai Community College PAC. Info

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    ence. Featuring speaker, activist, film maker and author Suzanne Arms, as well as workshops. At Children of the Land Center, Kapaa. Info Kathy Conery 769-6794,

    Sat, Dec 14 Sierra Club Hike open to the public, Haena to Kee Sunset. Moonlight Beach Walk. Easy, 2 miles. This is a beach walk with beautiful views along the way. Info Kathy Valier 826-7302,

    Sat, Dec 14, 7:30am-noon Koloa Elementary Pancake Breakfast, Craft Fair, and Silent Auction. Pancake Breakfast, craft fair, silent auction with some amazing items and gift certificates. At Koloa Elementary School. Info Heidi Clark (801) 372-3700, [email protected]

    Sat, Dec 14, 8-10 am Kauais Breakfast with Santa. Everyone will enjoy a buffet breakfast catered by Marks Place, and photos and activities with Santa! At Gaylords at Kilohana. Reservations are required. Call 245-2043, [email protected]

    Sat, Dec 14, 8:30am-1:30 pm Holiday Craft Fair. Quality hand-made crafts and products made by Kauai vendors. At Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School. Info Cheryl Ben Brady 639-4964, [email protected]

    Sat, Dec 14, 2:30-4 pm Leis, Wili Style. Elvrine Chow will share techniques and demon-strate how to create wili-style lei. Bring your own fresh flowers to share, and follow the dem-onstration. At Princeville Public Library. Info Michelle Young 826-4310

    Sat, Dec 14, 7:30 pm & Sun, Dec 15, 5 pm Kauai Chorale Holiday Memories Concert. Old favorites come to life as we sing through the holiday season! At KCC Performing Arts Center. Another show on Sun, Dec 15 at the St Regis Hotel at 5pm. Tickets $12 advance/$15 at the door and $5 for students. Info Cindy Griffin [email protected]

    Sun, Dec 15 Sierra Club Hike open to the public. Mahaulepu Sunset to Full Moon Walk. Moderate, 3 Miles. Start out mid-afternoon from Shipwreck Beach walking along the coast to Mahaulepu. Well shuttle cars for one way hike. Info Judy Dalton 246-9067,

    Sun, Dec 15, 9:30am-3:30 pm Women Artists of Kauai 5th Annual Winter Fine Art Festival.

    Great holiday fun, food, live music, and shopping. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Gardens. At National Tropical Botanical Gardens Southshore Visitor Center. Free. Info Mari-onette 631-9173, [email protected]

    Sun, Dec 15, 4 pm Aloha Dance Studios presents Home for the Holidays. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. $10 advance, $15 on the door. Info

    Wed, Dec 18, 6:30 pm Kauai High School Band and Choral Winter Concert. The theme is Holiday Music, and features performances by Kauai High Concert and Symphonic Band, Jazz Raiders and Kauai High Cho-rus and Ukulele Band. At Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Donations accepted. Info Darryl Miyasato 274-3173 X133

    Thurs, Dec 19, 7 pm Wah! here on Kauai. Kirtan Concert with Wah! on har-monium, Cary Valentine on percussion. At Church of the Pacific. $20. Info, [email protected]

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    Sat, Dec 21, 6:15-9 pm 19th Annual Waimea Lighted Christmas Parade. A brilliant wonderland of color. The event is free and visitors are welcome to join in this colorful community event. Festivi-

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    We dont talk about it much, but there is a significant under-ground economy in the Islands. A barter economyone that has been here for generations, even centuries. If I have an excess of something, I give some to family, neighbors, friends, fellow office workers, people who might be in need. When one of those folks has an excess, it gets shared as well. And so forth. You could almost make something mystical about it. I toss something into the void without direct expectation of return, and yet something of value comes back to me. I might throw akule into this system today, and next week bananas show up. I might hand out mango chutney, and later someone might drop off some potted vegetable seedlings. But it may in fact be something quite a bit more controlled than that. In the quarterly journal Pacific Science earlier this year, noted Stanford researcher Peter Vitousek and Kauais Mehana Blaich Vaughan wrote an article discussing this: Mahele: Sustaining communities through small-scale inshore fishery catch and sharing networks. Mahele is a Hawaiian word for dividing, ap-portioning or sharing. Its a fascinating study that makes the point that this kind of giving creates and sustains a community. In their introduction, they write, We find that the traditional and customary system of sharing fish, like subsistence activities in other mixed economy settings, provides benefits beyond the provisioning of food. These benefits include perpetuation of tra-ditional and customary skills and practices, social status, social networks, reciprocal exchange, and collective insurance.

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    fisheries, restricting access to the fishery can have significant impact on a communityand its a community much larger than that of the fishers themselves.

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